Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

Torbjørn Røe Isaksen (Con.)

Minister of Labour and Social Affairs

The Ministry is responsible for labour market policy, the working environment, pensions and welfare policy.

Topics and insight


The Norwegian Social Insurance Scheme 2020

This brochure gives a general overview of the Norwegian Social Insurance Scheme in 2020.

Revised strategy for combating work-related crime (2019–)

The Government presented its strategy for combating work-related crime in 2015. The strategy was revised and updated in 2017, and it has now also been subject to a new revision in February 2019.

News from the Ministry

Det britiske flagget på flaggstang

Reminder: Rules will change for British citizens wishing to move to Norway after 1 January 2021

02/07/2020: Transition period draws to a close: British citizens need to apply for residency permits if they wish to come to Norway to live, work or study after 1 January 2021.

Geir Axelsen på talerstol det står «Departementene» på. Blå bakgrunn med riksløven og «Norge» og «Departementene» på veggen.

The foundation for wage settlements in 2020 – Preliminary report

17/02/2020: Press release from the Norwegian Technical Calculation Committee for Wage Settlements.


Phone: +47 22 24 90 90
Address: Postboks 8019 Dep, 0030 Oslo
Visitor address: Akersgata 64, 0180 Oslo

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